Over this past fall and winter, over 40 Youth Ambassadors participated in our 10-week paid Leadership Development Program. Our Youth Ambassadors work in small groups with their peers and one Two Feathers’ staff member. These “work pods” are engaged in community building, public speaking, cultural learning, college and career exploration, and work skills development. Our Youth Ambassadors have accomplished amazing … Read More
Several of our local Native high school students were selected as one of the top 5 for a Native Youth Business Plan Competition! Emma Sundberg (Wiyot Junior from McKinleyville High), Claire Patterson (Karuk Sophomore from Eldorado High), Jordan Brown (Karuk Junior from McKinleyville High), and Ryan Ames (Yurok Senior from Hoopa High) submitted a business plan they designed. Their plan … Read More
From the Times-Standard Two Feathers Native American Family Services recently received a personal visit, letter and plaque from the California Assembly, Select Committee on Native American Affairs, for its work in promoting the stability and security of Native families in Northern California, as well as protecting the best interest of Indian children. Read the full article here: https://www.times-standard.com/2020/03/15/history-of-success/
Two Feathers was honored recently by KHUM radio with the 2019 Organization of the Year designation for our work in stopping domestic violence and other issues in our local communities. The award came with a check for $2,240 from the Stop the Violence fund. To learn more, visit the KHUM website here: http://khum.com/2019/nov/22/two-feathers-gets-check/
Two Feathers was honored to partner with Native Connections and Hoopa High School’s senior class to provide a free dinner this November in the Hoopa valley on November 24th. Over 300 community members were served! Thank you to everyone who participated, helped prepare food, and provided entertainment!